n 1: an announcement containing information about a future event;
"you didn't give me enough notice"
2: the act of noticing or paying attention; "he escaped the
notice of the police" [syn: observation
3: a request for payment; "the notification stated the grace
period and the penalties for defaulting" [syn: notification
4: advance notification (usually written) of the intention to
withdraw from an arrangement or contract; "we received a
notice to vacate the premises"; "he gave notice two months
before he moved"
5: a sign posted in a public place as an advertisement; "a
poster advertised the coming attractions" [syn: poster
6: polite or favorable attention; "his hard work soon attracted
the teacher's notice"
7: a short critical review; "the play received good notices"
v 1: discover or determine the existence, presence, or fact of;
"She detected high levels of lead in her drinking
water"; "We found traces of lead in the paint" [syn: detect
2: notice or perceive; "She noted that someone was following
her"; "mark my words" [syn: mark
] [ant: ignore
3: make or write comment to make a comment on [syn: comment
, point out
4: acknowledge the presence of or acquaintance with [syn: acknowledge